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Kitten found in car engine in Virginia

Kitten found in car engine of traveling couple to be put up for adoption in Virginia

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:34am EDT

Husband settles lawsuit in wife's Va. jail death

Husband settles wrongful death lawsuit in wife's death at Virginia Beach Correctional Center

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:31am EDT

Physician indicted in Virginia jogger's death

Physician indicted on involuntary manslaughter charge in Virginia jogger's death

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:29am EDT

Griner dunks again as Mercury beat Mystics 90-78

Griner scores 16, including a dunk, as Mercury win 11th straight with 90-78 win over Mystics

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:27am EDT

One woman shares story of bringing her kids to the U.S.

They come alone. They come in groups. They know it's against the law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other Latin American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:10am EDT

Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard

Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25B deal; to sell some brands

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:00am EDT

Speed cameras near UMd. will soon issue tickets 24/7

Speed cameras near the University of Maryland will soon be working around the clock, a reaction to three pedestrian fatalities this year.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 06:04am EDT

Blue Plains to turn your poop into energy

No place in North America has attempted what Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is about to launch -- using what you flush.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:54am EDT

D.C. bucks U.S.'s sedentary trend

Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:50am EDT

Washington's Top News - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:09am EDT

Not in Italy: Some of the best limoncello is being made in W. Va.

A historical plantation, once one of the largest bootlegging operations, makes an award-winning limoncello that rivals Italy's best.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38am EDT

Column: FOX, MLB drop ball in snubbing Gwynn for Jeter

In the midst of a fawning tribute to Derek Jeter in his final All-Star appearance, FOX and MLB completely ignored the late Tony Gwynn.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:36am EDT

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Unaccompanied minors find solace, math and other services at US schools

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:12am EDT

Bill seeks to disclose finances of college sports

US congressmen file bill seeking public disclosure of money running through college sports

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:24pm EDT

O'Malley files fundraising report for his PAC

Maryland Gov. O'Malley, who weighs White House bid, raised $796K for his PAC in 2nd quarter

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:24pm EDT

Thousands remain without power after Tuesday storms

The threat of severe weather we dealt with Tuesday afternoon and night is over, but the storms left many in the region in the dark.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:10pm EDT

D.C. police seek people of interest in Sunday shooting (Video)

The D.C. police are asking the public for help identifying six people of interest in a shooting in Northeast on Sunday night.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 10:25pm EDT

Crews cleaning up 14-car derailment in Va.

Crews responding to 14-car train derailment in southwest Va.; no injuries, no spills

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:59pm EDT

Md. panel discusses pretrial reforms

Md. commission discusses reforms related to attorneys at bail review hearings

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Relatives, friends remember boy killed at camp

Mother says boy who died at Md. summer camp was 'light to everyone who knew him'

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:10pm EDT
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